Yours, Tchaikovsky: OperaCoast presents "Sing Russian"

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Abstract

The grand finale in Pushkin House's "2014 - A Year of Russian Repertoire", young independent company OperaCoast presents an exciting Christmas concert featuring of arias and ensembles from Russian operas. The programme includes tunes everyone can sing along to, as well as lesser-known pieces of Russian music. The evening will be a cosy, informal gathering to celebrate the festive season, the passion and the power of Russian music, as well as the remarkable achievements of six young singers, who have mastered the art of singing in Russian in less than a year.

A rich programme, featuring famous Russian favourites, will be performed by:

Nicole Panizza (piano)
Sebastian Charlesworth (baritone)
Nia Coleman (soprano)
Martyna Kasprzyk (mezzo)
Caroline Carragher (mezzo)
Aberto Sousa (tenor)
Steven East (bass-baritone)

Programme for the evening:

1. Glinka-Balakirev The Lark (piano)
2. Rimsky-Korsakov Third Liel’ Song, The Snowmaiden
3. Rachmaninov Aleko’s cavatina, Aleko
4. Rimsky-Korsakov The Melting Scene, The Snowmaiden
5. Arensky Song of the singer off-stage, Rafael
6. Rimsky-Korsakov Ljubasha and Grjaznoi, duet, The Tsar’s Bride
7. Prokofiev Pushkin Waltz No 2 (piano)
8. Tchaikovsky Yeletsky’s aria, The Queen of Spades
9. Tchaikovsky Liza and Polina, duet, The Queen of Spades
10. Tchaikovsky Lensky’s Aria, Eugene Onegin
11. Tchaikovsky Lensky and Onegin, duet, Eugene Onegin
12. Rachmaninov Variation on the theme of Paganini, No 18 (piano)
13. Mussorgsky Martha’s Song, Khovanschina
14. Tchaikovsky Roberto’s aria, Iolanta
15. Shostakovich Chorus (Prologue), Moscow-Cheremoushki
Original languageEnglish
Media of outputOnline
Publication statusPublished - 18 Dec 2014
EventOperaCoast presents "Yours, Tchaikovsky" - Pushkin House, London, United Kingdom
Duration: 18 Dec 201418 Dec 2014
http://www.pushkinhouse.org/events/2014/12/18/yours-tchaikovsky

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Keywords

  • Music
  • Russian cultural studies
  • Literature
  • Performance Studies
  • Composition

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Music
  • Literature and Literary Theory
  • Visual Arts and Performing Arts

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